Short Stirling | ex LK615

Short Stirling | ex LK615

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Source
Aeroplane Magazine, January 2007
Source
Sent by Ezz Eldin

added 04 Jun 06:59

The only British heavy bomber ever officially delivered to the Soviet Union, Short Stirling Mk.III LK615 was built by Austin Motors at Long Bridge in 1944, and is seen here in the colors it wore while undergoing tests at Kratovo, near Moscow, in the autumn of 1944. It was Later it was declared as not perspective and transferred to UPA (Department of Polar Aviation) and got serial SSSR-N-415. But it still outdated and not used until SOC in the end of 1947.


Aircraft model

Stirling

Operator

Icon_32_flag_of_the_soviet_union.svg USSR/Russia | Military

Registration number

ex LK615

Aircraft

Short Stirling | ex LK615

Short Stirling | ex LK615

Short Stirling | ex LK615